Best PC Deals UK: Top Christmas Offers
Cyber Week is here! These deals are the best available right now, though you may need to be quick as some will sell out.
If you’re looking for a new PC then you’ve come to the right place. There are plenty of great deals to be had this Christmas following Black Friday and Cyber Monday and we’ve gone out and found the best ones for you.
Given they have a pretty high price in the first place, PCs tend to be a great bet for special offers, and with components constantly getting updated, there’s always a steady stream of last-year’s-models to pick up at discounted rates.
We’ve got gaming machines, basic desktops, all-in-one AIO PCs. We also have plenty of great laptop deals if a PC isn’t the right choice.
Best PC deals
We’ve gathered up the best PC deals that are available right now.
1. Lenovo IdeaCentere AIO 3
From: Currys PC World
Now: £349 (£100 off)
This already cheap all-in-one (AIO) PC is even more of a steal with £100 off. It’s got a stylish design with a 21.5in Full HD screen and will be suitable for basic day-to-day tasks with its Intel Core i3 processor, 4GB of RAM and 128GB SSD.
2. Dell Inspiron Small Desktop
Now: £535.92 (£93.07off)
Dell already has £19.99 off this compact PC tower and you can use code ‘CYBER12’ to get a further 12% off, saving over £90 in total. That makes this 10th-gen Intel Core i5 machine very affordable and it also comes with 8GB of RAM, Windows 10 Home and a 512GB SSD.
3. Lenovo IdeaCentre 3 Desktop
From: Currys PC World
Now: £229 (£50 off)
Need an unassuming PC for basic day-to-day tasks? Then this Lenovo should suit. It’s very affordable and comes with an AMD Athlon Silver processor, 4GB of RAM and 1TB of storage.
4. Zoostorm Stormforce Onyx gaming PC
Now: £1199.99 (£100 off)
The Zoostorm Stormforce Onyx gaming PC, aside from a mouthful, is a great ray-tracing-capable gaming PC for the enthusiast in your life. It features Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2070 Super alongside a 10th-gen Intel Core i5 processor, 16GB of RAM and a 500GB HDD, and let’s be honest, it looks pretty cool too.
5. Acer Predator Orion 3000
Now: £1,445 (£254.99 off)
If you need a stylish and powerful gaming PC from a reliable brand than this Acer Predator Orion 3000 fits the bill. It has an Intel Core i7, 16GB of RAM and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super graphics card.
Note that to get this 15% discount you need to buy three other items. You can get 10% off when buying just one other thing like a mouse.
6. Overclokers Hoplite
From: Overclockers UK
Now: £1,199.99 (£150 off)
If you’re more of an AMD fan, this AMD-infused Hoplite gaming PC is now available for less than £1200 after a £150 price drop. Sporting an AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, 16GB of RAM, a GTX 1650 StormX and a 250GB SSD, there’s more than enough here to power a great gaming experience.
Read our Overclockers Hoplite review.
7. Kinetic ZX Gaming PC
Now: £1,349.99 (£350 off)
If you want to splash out on a decent gaming desktop with more room to upgrade in the future, the Kinetic ZX is a solid option. With £350 off, you’ll get an Intel Core i7 processor alongside 16GB of RAM, a GTX 1660 Super, a 250GB SSD and a 1TB HDD and more internal LEDs than you can shake a stick at.
PC deals 2020: What to look for
More than with most things, it’s worth making sure you know how much a given component or PC setup is worth – retailers love to advertise reductions that aren’t quite as good as they appear, by quoting the initial RRP rather than a product’s most recent price. Plan what components you want – and how much they cost normally – and you can make sure you don’t get fooled by dodgy “discounts”.
The biggest discounts are on pre-built desktops and all-in-one computers (think iMacs, where the computer and the screen are built into the same unit). If you’re happy to build your own, or upgrade your existing setup, keep an eye on component sites though.
Where to find PC bargains
Where you want to go depends a lot on what you’re looking for. If you want to buy a pre-built computer or just some simple accessories, then some of the standard electronics retailers are the best bet:
If you’re looking to pick up components though, you’d be better off looking at the following (some of which sell pre-built PCs too, for what it’s worth):
Amazon has some of the biggest bargains but other retailers offer tempting deals too, including Currys and Argos.
If you find that you’re missing out on Amazon’s Lightning deals, which run for just a few hours and offer limited stock, we’d recommend signing up for Amazon’s 30-day free trial of Prime, which will get you access to deals 30 minutes before everyone else. Plus, you’ll get free next-day delivery with the Prime trial, as well as access to Prime Instant Video and more.
Sign up for Prime here.
PC deals for students
Another great resource to help you snag deals is Tech Advisor’s Student Beans page. The Tech and Mobile section can help you save up to 25% from big brands such as Apple (10% off for students), Asus, HP, Lenovo, Logitech and many more. See all tech student deals here.